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The European Commission has launched an online tool, TRIMIS to help analyse the effectiveness of transport innovation in delivering the EU’s energy and transport strategy  The European Commission has launched an online tool, TRIMIS to help analyse the effectiveness of transport innovation in delivering the EU’s energy and transport strategy
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Sep 19 2017
The European Commission has launched an online tool to help analyse the effectiveness of transport innovation in delivering the EU’s energy and transport strategy
JRC supports transition to green and renewable energies in Burkina Faso JRC supports transition to green and renewable energies in Burkina Faso
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Aug 10 2017
A new JRC report provides support and becomes a tool for decision-making to assist Burkina Faso in transforming its energy sector.
Between 2014 and 2015, the total EU photovoltaic production increased by around 8.7% Between 2014 and 2015, the total EU photovoltaic production increased by around 8.7%
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Jul 19 2017
Photovoltaic capacity is steadily expanding with potential for further growth in all EU countries, a JRC report shows
On 2 June 2017, the JRC's Director-General Vladimir Šucha, and Professor Bai Chunli, President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), signed a Research Framework Arrangement. The ceremony took place in the framework of the EU-China Summit 2017. On 2 June 2017, the JRC's Director-General Vladimir Šucha, and Professor Bai Chunli, President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), signed a Research Framework Arrangement. The ceremony took place in the framework of the EU-China Summit 2017.
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Jun 02 2017
On 2 June 2017, the JRC, represented by Director-General Vladimir Šucha, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), represented by its President, Professor Bai Chunli, signed a Research Framework Arrangement. The ceremony took place in the framework of the EU-China Summit 2017.
wind turbine The JRC Wind Energy Status Report 2016 presents key data on global market developments, technology trends and EU support to wind energy
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Mar 28 2017
The JRC Wind Energy Status Report 2016 presents key data on global market developments, technology trends and EU support to wind energy. The EU remains a global leader with 140GW wind energy capacity supplying our grid, representing about a third of world's wind power.
big wave 2016 JRC Ocean status report focuses on technological progress in ocean energy, market creation, and policy instruments available at European and national level.
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Mar 28 2017
Tidal stream and wave energy technologies have showed considerable technological progress in 2016, culminated with the creation of the first ocean energy farms. Both technologies are also gathering increasing support to overcome technological and financial barriers for deployment in the future European energy system.
The JRC tool for screening for high emission reduction potential on air (SHERPA) was used to model PM2.5 concentrations in the main cities in the Danube macro-region. The JRC tool for screening for high emission reduction potential on air (SHERPA) was used to model PM2.5 concentrations in the main cities in the Danube macro-region.
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Feb 06 2017

JRC scientists evaluated sources of air pollutants in the Danube macro-region, a necessary step for the design of action plans to improve air quality. The study showed residential heating contributed up to 35% of PM2.5 pollution in the main cities in the Danube macro-region, followed by agriculture (up to 32%), energy production and industry (up to 30%) and transport (up to 25%).

An engineering installing a PV solar panel At the end of 2016, worldwide solar PV power capacity is expected to exceed 310 GW, producing roughly 1.5 % of the global electricity demand.
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Dec 14 2016
Although it is still a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) installations, the EU’s share is down from 66% in 2012 and is declining, both in relation to a growing market worldwide and in actual installations.
Battery with a solar panel and wind turbine inside The JRC has supported with scientific evidence the Clean Energy package presented on 30 November 2016.
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Dec 01 2016
The package pursues three main goals: putting energy efficiency first, cementing the EU's global leadership in renewable energies and providing a fair deal for energy consumers.
A solar panel and a wind turbine Wind, photovoltaics and electric cars rely on materials which have been assessed as being critical.
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Dec 01 2016
A study presented at the 9th SET Plan conference indicates that the EU is vulnerable to supply bottlenecks of several key materials needed in wind, photovoltaic and electric vehicles technologies.

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